We were at RMIT in Melbourne today to discuss some of our public space based work with a mixture of under grad and post grad students.
We have been down under to speak at the National Gallery of Victoria at a symposium was curated by Brad Haylock. It was a pleasure to share the stage with Sara De Bondt, Vincent Chan, Catherine Griffiths and Radim Pesko.
We had the pleasure of judging the prize along with Sara De Bondt, Su Baker, Vincent Chan and Radim Pesko. Congratulations to Marc Johnson and Baldinger Vu-Huu for receiving first prize for their book fecund lacuna / lacune féconde.
Invite for Blackhorse Workshop celebrating a new extension to their building, their third birthday and a new materials library. Save the date!
Workshop with Rosalie Schweiker for her participatory budgeting public art project Help me spend £6k, at Eastside Projects in Birmingham.
Record cover for Tom Gaynor’s new track Raceway.
Planters with engraved lettering in Portland stone for Central Parade on Station Road in Harrow. With architects Mark Projects.
Graphic identity for the arts activation weekend Unite Against Dividers, please support the crowdfunder here.
We contributed with a couple of our Camberwell briefs to the book Take a Line for a Walk, edited by Nina Paim and coedited by Emilia Bergmark – get it here.
Prototype for new signage for Ealing Road in Brent, London with architects Mark Projects.
We gave a talk today about labour exchange and structures of education for the Alternative Art School.
We’re helping artist Rosalie Schweiker designing posters, t-shirts and stickers. Here is one of them. Buy the t-shirt here.
Signage for Art House Foundation in Hackney. Website coming soon.
We designed this decorative pattern for the flank wall of the Orpington Leisure centre made out of coloured mortar in between the bricks, for and with architects East.
We are doing a workshop with students at CASS and Rosalie Schweiker today to make banners in support of staying in the EU.
Our students at Camberwell have been working on projects which speculate on how we might be living in the year 2060, and have been using design as a mechanism to influence our potential future. They have organised an event in the Wilson Road car park this Friday. Please join us.
New bespoke wayfinding signage in Southall Park in collaboration with DK-CM
Installing the vinyl in the entrance for the exhibition This is a Voice at the Wellcome Collection which opens on Thursday 14 April.
Poster for the Ealing Road Festival in Wembley.
Today we are running a public workshop with Peter Nencini where we will be looking to explore visual depictions of Loughborough through object compositions and digital drawing. Taking place in the Market Town Corner, Carillon Court Shopping Centre, Loughborough from 1.30 to 3.30pm.
Talk and discussion at the RCA with Zak Keys and Critical Writing students about the role the designer plays in the editing process. We discussed some of the reference material (above) that informed the design of The Aspen Complex and how we co-edited Sub-Plan with 2 architects and 16 students.
Our redrawing of Johann Steingruber’s Architectural Alphabet printed to accompany Sam Thorne’s article in Frieze Magazine.
Our submission for Ideapedia. Idea magazine invited designers to submit images and words related to their practice in order to form a graphic design encylopedia.
We are currently working with Peter Nencini on a commission for Radar where we have been asked to think about identity and place in relation to Loughborough. As an extension of this commission we were part of a series of talks which included Finn Williams, Robert Harland and Åbäke.
Image shows a ladybird easy reading book using the Initial Teaching Alphabet – a simplified writing system designed to teach children to read more easily. Ladybird publishers originated in Loughborough
We are giving a talk at the V&A as part of the London Design Festival.
Screen printing the covers as part of the Travelogue Summer School in Porto where we ran a workshop. In an attempt to understand the social and political climate of the city the students produced an alternative guidebook to the city.
Pavement slabs to show you the way to the rec.
Identity for the residents association of Ellebo Garden Room, Copenhagen. With Adam Khan Architects. After we had sent this to Adam he told us that behind the community centre on the estate there is a garden of Christmas trees. ‘It’s an odd place, the last time I visited it was full of white cats.’ We had no idea.
We are currently working with students of Camberwell College of Arts on establishing an independent state in South London. With contributions from Jeremy Deller, Ken Garland, David Knight, David Cross, Jane Lyster, Kevin Brownlow, Rory Hyde, Olya Troitskaya, Spacemakers and Åbäke.
Terrazzo letters for Saint Anselm’s Church in Southall.
Image shows two Walter Benjamin books from the Konstfack library. One of the covers got damaged and was remade by the librarian.
Our new entrance mat is laid at Southall Market.
Flyer for charity bike race Ride the Tube.
As part of the V&A Friday Late we celebrated the launch of Building Rights through a Planning Pub Quiz.
We have been working with students from Camberwell College of Arts and Zurich University of the Arts along with the Swiss Embassy to make the exhibition On Time now open in the foyer of Southward Council, 160 Tooley Street.
Launch of the Novus manifesto – calling for a bolder future for public planning. Finn Williams has reunited the Radical Institute Group to join the debate.
Launch of the book Exercices de Style Typographique with students form La Martinière in Lyon after a one-week workshop.
As part of Into the Fold in the Camberwell Space we will be taking participants on a visit to Walters Way in Honour Oak Park. Walters Way is a series of thirteen houses that were built by the people who were to live in them using the architect Walter Segal’s timber frame construction method. Meet us in the Camberwell Space on Thursday at 10am.
Our workshop with students of System-Design at HGB Leipzig culminates in the Rundgang exhibition opening tonight.
Building Rights is being launched by David Knight at the Royal College of Art tonight.
Blackhorse Workshop is a new public workshop providing access to tools and affordable workspace in Walthamstow, opening tonight!
We ran a lettering workshop as part of A Feral Studio at Glasgow School of Art based on Edward Johnston’s Essential Forms.
Testing the size of the lettering for the new sign at Southall station. With DK-CM.
Installing new way-finding signage at Jerwood Space.
Giving a talk at Typography Summer School with Fraser Muggeridge and Other Means.
We were involved in the design and printing of Lo! A Croydon Digest. This documents the work of students at the educational programme at the Architectural Association as well as students from Croydon College. The design is loosely based on Jamie Reid’s The Suburban Press. Thanks Sigge Kühlhorn.
We designed this leaflet for the Japan Foundation which describes all the projects they are involved in at the Venice Biennale, with a focus on their exhibition in the Japan Pavilion.
We're currently installing the ‘Better Barkingside Front Room’ in the Fullwell Cross Library. The project will be launched at 3pm today. Please come and share your stories of Barkingside over some tea and cake.
Last week we ran a workshop at ECAL in Lausanne, Switzerland. Here is the poster that the students made for it. We asked them to design new dust jackets for old books in the library. The books are now back on the library shelves for all to enjoy.
Today we are celebrating 5 years (give or take a few months) of working together.
We've made a sign and some beermats for an exhibition called Go Deep or Go Home at A.S.C. Gallery. The exhibition is curated but The Hut Project and includes work by Vanessa Billy, Rachal Bradley, Chris Evans, Sara Nunes Fernandes, Ryan Gander, Will Holder, Kevin Logan, Alek O, Sam Porritt, Matthew Richardson and Jack Strange. Our contributions were made with Eric Palmér.
We wrote a text for the book Questions/Questions – On art & design education, called 'How to get a free lunch from the rector (and David Hockney)' about what happened on our last day at the Royal College of Art in 2007. The book is edited by Charlotte Cheetham and Samuel Bonnet.
Image shows David Hockney at the RCA in front of his waxwork likeness from Madame Tussaud's
We've designed a submission for 6×6, a collaborative letterpress project between staff and students from six colleges across the country. This woodblock font has been in the Camberwell letterpress department long before any of the current staff and no one knows its origin. We thought this would be a good opportunity to put a call out to see if anyone can tell us where it's from. Please let us know if you recognise it.
The High Line is a public park built on an historic freight rail line elevated above the streets on Manhattan's West Side. We've just designed this newspaper for the High Line Symposium at the Garden Museum, which includes the co-founders of the High Line Joshua David and Robert Hammond's first talk about the project in Europe.
We've just launched a new identity for The Project Room which we worked on with Martin Frostner Studio. The Project Room, at the Swedish Museum of Architecture in Stockholm, is a new space which facilitates design and craft projects with a relationship to architecture and urban design. The current exhibition is Johanna Hellgren's Careful Companion.
We've created the menu and identity for a bar at Documenta 13. Artists' Cocktails Here is a bar by artists Ryan Gander and Mario Garcia Torres. The menu includes recipes for cocktails created by artists like Fiona Banner, Jeremy Deller and David Shrigley. It's also available in the winter 2012/2013 issue of 032c Magazine.